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Touch tour

Touch Tours for Blind and Partially Sighted Adults

Join the Polar Museum team for a touch tour and explore a range of objects from polar history. The tour will also include some of the objects and sculptures outside on the museum lawn.

Mon 22 November 2021 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Highlight The biology of eating

A lecture by Professor Sadaf Farooqi, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge

Tue 23 November 2021 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Thinking Machines? A Christian Perspective

Faraday Institute Seminar Series

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Travelling Companions exhibition: artist talks

A Q&A with the curator and artists of the 'Travelling Companions' exhibition at the Alison Richard Building. An online exhibition catalogue is available via the event website.

Wed 24 November 2021 8:00AM - 10:00AM

UTokyo-Cambridge Voices: The Sixth Cambridge–UTokyo Joint Symposium Series

Welcome to join us for a series of online symposia and dialogues between The University of Cambridge and The University of Tokyo. Experts of the two universities are going to share their research and views on a wide range of topics, from Covid-19 research and sustainable cities, to the development of international partnerships and the applications of digital technologies.

2:00PM - 5:00PM

Wealth Economy Foundation Workshop – Growing prosperity: sustainable stewardship

This ‘Wealth Economy’ Foundation Workshop will enable leaders to manage their inclusive portfolio of natural, social, human and physical capital, to achieve more prosperous, resilient and sustainable growth today and into the future.

5:30PM - 6:45PM

Online Event: Professor Davidson Nicol CMG (1924-1994): A man of many careers

Professor Davidson Nicol CMG (1924-1994) was a truly remarkable figure- a polymath and pioneer who was the first Black African to graduate with first class honours and to hold a fellowship at the University of Cambridge. His life and achievements were astonishing. Join us to hear from his family and friends speak about his amazing life and legacy.

6:00PM - 7:15PM

The 2021 Annual Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecture - Race, Scientific Racism and Genetics

We end our Wolfson Explores ?BORDERS programme with Dr Adam Rutherford, who will speak at this year's Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecture.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Hinxton Hall: DNA and Discovery

Talk 3 of the Hinxton Hall Estate: Georgians, Jet Engines and Genes programme series.

Thu 25 November 2021 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Storylistening: Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning

Join Professor Sarah Dillon and Dr Claire Craig for the launch of their new book Storylistening: Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning.

Fri 26 November 2021 7:00PM - 8:00PM

The Life and Nearly Death Of Riley

To commemorate the centenary of the passing of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, the Cambridge University Bahá'í Society has arranged online talks by eight international speakers. Each speaker will focus on one theme based on the teachings and life of this unique individual and its relevance to our world today. This is the fifth talk in the series.